"The White House isn't the place to learn how to deal with international crisis, the balance of power, war and peace, and the economic future of the next generation."
"He who joyfully marches to music in rank and file has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would suffice."Joe Biden on Albert Einstein
"One of the greatest casualties of the war in Vietnam is the Great Society... shot down on the battlefield of Vietnam."Joe Biden on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"The release of atomic energy has not created a new problem. It has merely made more urgent the necessity of solving an existing one."Joe Biden on Albert Einstein
"Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired, signifies in the final sense a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed."Joe Biden on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"We shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be, we shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills we shall never surrender."Joe Biden on Winston Churchill
"Our future cannot depend on the government alone. The ultimate solutions lie in the attitudes and the actions of the American people."
"We're going to be OK because of the American people. They have more grit, determination and courage than you can imagine."
"My dad always said, 'Champ, the measure of a man is not how often he is knocked down, but how quickly he gets up.'"
"This is absolutely bizarre that we continue to subsidize highways beyond the gasoline tax, airlines, and we don't subsidize, we don't want to subsidize a national rail system that has environmental impact."
"I believe the American people have a genuine and justifiable fear of government intrusion in what they instinctively know is going to be an ever more intrusive world."